Bright Shiny Objects

By Sunday, October 14, 2012 3 0

I went to a Habitat For Humanity fundraiser at the Nines here in Portland on Friday night, excited because I love their mission of building stable, affordable housing for low-income families. My husband and I have donated steadily to Habitat over the last five years. But I came away disillusioned, blinded by the event's bright shiny objects. The items ...

The Art Of Self-Entertaining

By Thursday, September 20, 2012 2 0

Happy autumn equinox! The equinox actually falls two days from now on Saturday, but since I post on Thursdays and Sundays, here a few ideas now on how to celebrate the autumn equinox. This post also sparks further ideas. What is your favorite source of entertainment? Is it watching TV, (more…)